Port Macquarie travel guide

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You're Going to Love Port Macquarie

With a population of 41,491, Port Macquarie is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia.

Where to Eat in Port Macquarie

If you’re looking for affordable options, Aqua Restaurant at the Westport Club (25c Buller St) and Ichi (73 Clarence St 3) are great picks.

When to visit Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie in July
Estimated hotel price
RM 577
1 night at 3-star hotel
Port Macquarie in July
Estimated hotel price
RM 577
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Port Macquarie in February, when the average temperature is 22 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 7 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 170 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Port Macquarie, with an average rainfall of 80 mm.

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How to Get to Port Macquarie

Plane

When flying to Port Macquarie, you’ll arrive at Port Macquarie (PQQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Port Macquarie is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 314 km from Port Macquarie. You’ll find branches of CarHood and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Plane

When flying to Port Macquarie, you’ll arrive at Port Macquarie (PQQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Port Macquarie is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 314 km from Port Macquarie. You’ll find branches of CarHood and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near Port Macquarie

Airlines serving Port Macquarie

Emirates
Excellent (1,984 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (28 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (453 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (243 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (19 reviews)

Where to stay in Port Macquarie

Average rates range from around RM 468 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to RM 625 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Port Macquarie

Most booked hotels in Port Macquarie

Sails Port Macquarie - By Rydges
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
RM 666+
ibis Styles Port Macquarie
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
RM 549+
Mercure Centro Port Macquarie
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
RM 661+
Comfort Resort Waters Edge
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
RM 498+
Rydges Port Macquarie
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
RM 531+

Hiring a car in Port Macquarie

Expect to pay RM 5.36 per litre in Port Macquarie (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between RM 64.25 and RM 85.67. The most frequently booked car type in Port Macquarie is Compact (Hyundai i30 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Kia Forte or similar) is, on average, 46% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay RM 5.36 per litre in Port Macquarie (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between RM 64.25 and RM 85.67. The most frequently booked car type in Port Macquarie is Compact (Hyundai i30 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Kia Forte or similar) is, on average, 46% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.